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Delivery Drivers Additional Resources Ltd UK £25,000 - £30,000
Delivery Drivers Additional Resources Ltd UK £25,000 - £30,000
Direct Employer Workshop Cleaner/Driver Solus Accident Repair Centres Bournemouth, Dorset, South West £20,000 - £25,000
Delivery Drivers Additional Resources Ltd UK £30,000 - £40,000
Delivery Drivers - Beckton Additional Resources Ltd UK £25,000 - £30,000
Direct Employer Delivery Driver - Supreme Wheels Supreme Wheels Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East

Frequently asked questions

Warehouse drivers deliver packages and products to warehouses, suppliers, or clients from one destination to another. Their job involves doing the paperwork for scheduled deliveries of the items and keeping it updated. They also have to make sure that the vehicles are clean and working properly to avoid any delays in delivery.

The average per annum salary for warehouse delivery driver jobs varies depending on the employer, type of position, and the working hours. Overall, these drivers are offered a competitive salary with benefits like pension contribution, annual paid leaves, opportunities for career growth and bespoke training, healthcare, retail, hospitality discounts, and more.

Most employers ask for a minimum of a high school diploma for warehouse delivery jobs. You need to have the full UK driving licence to be eligible for applying to the position. Punctuality and adaptability are essential to fit in the role. Attention to detail and communication skills are also needed for the job.

There are job opportunities for warehouse drivers in automotive groups that supply products to commercial and other clients. If you are a good driver and have customer service skills, getting employment will not turn out to be a daunting endeavour for you. For all kinds of driver jobs in the UK’s automotive industry, check InAutomotive!

Just like any other job, it has its challenges. The role can be stressful at times when you have to work extra hours or go on long routes but if you like driving and providing customers a gratifying service, coping with the stress will get easier for you. The job is satisfying and monetarily rewarding for those who give it their best.


Warehouse Delivery Driver Job Description

Warehouse delivery drivers make sure that the goods are delivered to the clients in a timely, safe and efficient manner. They review the order summary before delivery and contribute their share in creating delightful experiences for the customers. They load and unload the vehicles according to the specifications or instructions given by the company. Keeping the delivery vehicle and the related equipment tidy and functional is also in the warehouse driver job description. The drivers have to take into account safe weight lifting practices while lifting heavy items to avoid any unpleasant situation. They have to report road incidents to the dispatcher in case of delayed deliveries. 

Warehouse Delivery Driver Job Responsibilities 

The day-to-day responsibilities of warehouse delivery drivers include safely packaging and loading the products adhering to the company’s guidelines. They have to keep consistent communication with the route dispatcher and inform them about any vehicle, equipment, or traffic problems that can impact the timely delivery of packages. They are required to unload the items as instructed by the clients and ensure that the delicate goods are handled with utmost care. They review the deliveries with customers and ask them if everything is according to their needs and expectations. They have to update the delivery records and ensure that all the receipts and confirmation notices are there. 

Skills Required for Building Warehouse Delivery Driver Careers 

Organisation skills are essential for prioritising the deliveries scheduled in a day and completing them. Attention to detail is important for the job as without being meticulous, it will be difficult to verify the correct items and deliver them to the right location. Time management skills will aid with working efficiently in strict schedules and completing the tasks on time. Communication skills are a must for the role as it involves interacting with the team members and customers. Flexibility to work for long hours is also needed. Want to find out which top automotive employers in the UK are currently hiring drivers? InAutomotive has the latest advertised job posts!